Category: Accessories

Top 10 last minute luxury travel gifts for Valentine’s

Top 10 last minute luxury travel gifts for Valentine’s

Following the phenomenal popularity of our recent ‘top 10 luxury travel gifts for Valentine’s‘ round-up that we posted just a couple of weeks ago, we realised that there was a significant demand for this, and so have decided to come up with more ideas for you in this last minute round-up. With just days to […]

4 resort casual essentials for your next luxury vacation

4 resort casual essentials for your next luxury vacation

With the cold blasts of winter in full swing, it is no surprise why discerning travelers will be taking advantage of cruise season and heading for a warmer locale. Whether you find yourself in Maui or en route to the Caribbean islands, prime your tropical mindset with the hunt for the right resortwear.  Luxury designers […]

Now there are no excuses... even for the seasoned traveller

Now there are no excuses… even for the seasoned traveller

It’s another rainy day in New York, London, Madrid. No, probably not Madrid. Two more days of business meetings, heavy dinners and then the long flight home. Home, a place you don’t need to put your life on hold. Home, a place you can cook what you want, and get your body back in shape. Sound familiar? […]

5 great luxury travel apps for your smartphone

5 great luxury travel apps for your smartphone

Smartphones are the ultimate handheld device for travellers, making the experience more rewarding than ever before. If you want to fly first class, stay in 5-star hotels and eat at Michelin rated restaurants we’ve collated the top luxury travel apps to help you do so. These applications are available on a range of platforms and […]

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for Valentine's

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for Valentine’s

Our top 10 Christmas round-up of gift ideas proved to be such a huge success that we thought we’d run with something similar for Valentine’s Day. Whether you are buying for him or for her, we hope you’ll find something here to give you inspiration. And so, without further ado, here are 10 luxurious ideas […]

Top 10 last minute luxury travel gifts for Christmas

Top 10 last minute luxury travel gifts for Christmas

Christmas is a desperately hectic time for many of us.  If you’ve left things to the last minute and are still seeking to buy the ideal Christmas gift for that special someone who already has almost everything, then perhaps you’ll find the perfect item from our last minute luxury travel gift ideas. Here’s a round-up […]

5 top Christmas gift ideas for holidays

5 top Christmas gift ideas for holidays

Here are some great gift ideas for this Christmas. Included are electronic gadgets, stocking fillers and luxury items. Whether your loved ones are going on a business trip or a skiing holiday, there should be something here for most travellers. Top electronic gadget: Samsung Galaxy Note Many people take a mobile phone, digital camera, iPod, […]

World famous diamond sells for more than 20 million Swiss francs

World famous diamond sells for more than 20 million Swiss francs

The world famous Archduke Joseph diamond has sold for 21 million Swiss francs (which equates to around $21m or £13m), having last sold in 1993 for just $6.5m (£4m) . It was sold at the Christie’s auction house in Geneva to an anonymous bidder, but had previously been in the ownership of the American jeweller Black, Starr […]

Luxury hotels at the cutting edge of technology

Luxury hotels at the cutting edge of technology

Luxury hotels have had a history of being innovative when it comes to technology, and that tradition continues to this day. In Thailand the Aloft Bangkok – Sukhumvit 11 is using touchscreen technology from Fingi that is loaded on to Samsung Galaxy smartphones so that guests can control everything from in-room mood lighting to setting up their […]

5 of the best smart watches in the world

5 of the best smart watches in the world

Remember the Casio calculator watches of the 1980s? They weren’t very practical but they marked a big change in how we view wristwatches. Subsequent attempts to sync watches with your PC haven’t been all that successful and, over the last 30 years, progress has been slow.  But now that looks set to change with smart […]

3 of the best luxury watches for diving and snorkeling

3 of the best luxury watches for diving and snorkeling

There are many different things to consider when it comes to selecting the perfect luxury accessories to any hobby; style, luxury, dependability and usefulness are all factors that come to mind, and diving watches are no different. When you are going to be diving or snorkeling, you want a watch you can not only count […]

Would you pay $250,000 for a bottle of nail polish?

Would you pay $250,000 for a bottle of nail polish?

Luxury US jeweller Azature, whose creations have been worn by the likes of Kelly Clarkson, Liv Tyler, Megan Fox, Beyonce and Rihanna, has come up with its own black diamond nail polish.  With a price tag of $250,000, it easily becomes the most expensive nail polish in the world, incredibly making Model’s Own $130,000 Gold Rush […]

3 essential items that every luxury traveller "must" have

3 essential items that every luxury traveller “must” have

Going somewhere?  Are you sure you’re properly prepared?  Here we’ve rounded up those essential (or perhaps not so essential) items that you really should have with you.  (We’re assuming you’ve already got those truly essential items such as your passport.) A smartphone Things have moved on at an alarming rate since the Web first came […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… The best African vacations from Safari Guide Africa The simplicity of innovation: Panerai Beachy-chic dining from Sean’s Panorama Because speed matters: Piaggio Aero

Special feature: MedCallOutfitter Kit™ from MedCallAssist™

Special feature: MedCallOutfitter Kit™ from MedCallAssist™

Here at A Luxury Travel Blog HQ, we were recently sent a premium grade medical kit for luxury travellers. Rather uniquely, the MedCallOutfitter Kit™ from MedCallAssist™ comes complete with a one year physician call line for any urgent questions or prescription needs which you can call at any time, day or night. Although produced in […]

Hong Kong's 5 best buys

Hong Kong’s 5 best buys

Despite the fact that luxury brands are opening retail stores at an unprecedented rate throughout mainland China (Shanghai is home to seven Chanel boutiques, compared to just three in Paris), an average of 14 million Chinese flock to Hong Kong every month to take advantage of duty-free discounts on luxury goods. Now, we’re not saying […]

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